Last week, we introduced the 2012 SuperNova Award Semifinalists and looked at 2 of the semifinalists up for the “Next Generation Customer Experience” award. Today, we’ll glimpse 2 semifinalists up for he “Future of Work” award. If you’re unfamiliar with the SuperNova Award, just skip back to my previous post to get all caught up!
Jimi Alfaro, Recruiting Manager, Zoosk
“Zoosk was a start-up taking online dating by storm, and rapid company growth saw the site quickly outgrew its free ATS platform. Recognizing the need to ensure company culture by encouraging employees to refer like-minded contacts, Zoosk turned to Jobvite’s complete ATS solution for the social web. Thanks to Jobvite Hire, Zoosk has increased its employee referrals because of its integration with social media.”
Zoosk is the romantic social network that helps members create and share their romantic journeys, with millions of members from around the globe enjoying the service each month. Zoosk provides members at different stages of their romantic journey with a fun and social set of tools such as Romantic Moments, Couple Profiles, and the Personals application. Members can easily access Zoosk’s services from its website, its Facebook app, mobile devices, and a downloadable desktop application. Zoosk is available in 25 languages and has members in more than 70 countries. Founded in 2007 by Shayan Zadeh and Alex Mehr, Zoosk, Inc. is based in San Francisco and backed by Canaan Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, and ATA Ventures. You can follow Zoosk on Twitter at @Zoosk.
Jennifer Mesiano, IT Manager, Walton Signage
“Walton Signage needed a reliable and affordable way to automate and calculate sales tax and enhance the way in which orders and jobs are tracked. Senior management and the IT department worked closely on these projects as they shared a common goal of obtaining an effective and customizable project management tool to meet growth objectives. The solution was the next generation Epicor ERP (version 9.05) to ensure accuracy and reliability Walton Signage desires, and eliminate labor intensive and error prone manual efforts.”
Walton Signage is a $35-million, highly respected organization that has been serving the signage needs of diverse industries throughout the world for almost three decades. Building upon its foundational values: Integrity, Quality, Responsibility and Growth, Walton has established a strong portfolio of national and internationally recognized accounts that continue to drive Walton’s sales performance.
Stay tuned for my next post this Friday, spotlighting to other 2012 SuperNova Award Semifinalists!
To learn more about the other semifinalists, click here.
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